Basel Children's Trust

The BCT (Basel Children’s Trust) is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization that provides community, support, and information to expectant parents and families with young children living in the Basel area: from “bump” to “babe” and “beyond”.

Playgroup schedule

Mondays

Bumps and Bruises
(0-5years)
9:30-11:30 , Basel 4055 Stöberstrasse 34 Kontaktstelle monday.bct@gmail.com

 Tuesdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years)
9:30-11:30, Riehen 4125 Gartengasse 18 info@aheadwithenglish.com

 Wednesdays

Bumps and Babes
(expecting parents – about 1 year old) 11:30-13:00,
Basel 4058 Max Kämpf Platz 2 Magical Café bumpsandbabes@gmail.com

 Thursdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years) 9:30-11:30,
Therwill 4106 Känelmattweg 5 info@aheadwithenglish.com

Fridays

Beyond Bruises (0-5years)
15:30-17:30,
Basel 4054 Reiterstrasse 16 Spielgruppe Gartespatze beyondbruises.bct@gmail.com

BCT Playgroup Attendance Rules: BCT non-members are welcome to 2 free visits/playgroup. After the second free visit we ask that the non-members then join the BCT or pay 5CHF per playgroup.
We are also understanding if you need to arrive a little later or leave a little early to accommodate your little one’s schedule.

BCT Playgroup Code of Conduct: Please keep your child within arms reach. Parents are responsible for their own child. If your child(ren) is ill or contagious please give the weeks playgroup a miss. We look forward to welcoming you next week. Physically discipling children is not permitted at BCT playgroups.

Mondays

Bumps and Bruises
(0-5years)
9:30-11:30 , Basel 4055 Stöberstrasse 34 Kontaktstelle monday.bct@gmail.com

 Tuesdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years)
9:30-11:30, Riehen 4125 Gartengasse 18 info@aheadwithenglish.com

 Wednesdays

Bumps and Babes
(expecting parents – about 1 year old) 11:30-13:00,
Basel 4058 Max Kämpf Platz 2 Magical Café bumpsandbabes@gmail.com

 Thursdays

Ahead with English Playgroup (0-5years) 9:30-11:30,
Therwill 4106 Känelmattweg 5 info@aheadwithenglish.com

Fridays

Beyond Bruises (0-5years)
15:30-17:30,
Basel 4054 Reiterstrasse 16 Spielgruppe Gartespatze beyondbruises.bct@gmail.com

BCT Playgroup Attendance Rules: BCT non-members are welcome to 2 free visits/playgroup. After the second free visit we ask that the non-members then join the BCT or pay 5CHF per playgroup.
We are also understanding if you need to arrive a little later or leave a little early to accommodate your little one’s schedule.

BCT Playgroup Code of Conduct: Please keep your child within arms reach. Parents are responsible for their own child. If your child(ren) is ill or contagious please give the weeks playgroup a miss. We look forward to welcoming you next week. Physically discipling children is not permitted at BCT playgroups.

Our blog

Books to Read
Books to Read: On the subject of “making connections”, we share a few suggestions. Books to Read Recommendations by Jeshlee Cyril Matějů, the BCT‘s Workshop Director. Please note: We edited this piece to meet the blog’s requirements. (1) Rosalind Russell’s “The End of Where We Begin“. This captivating book documents the journey of three refugees.… Read More »Books to Read
July 27, 2022
Making Connections
Making Connections We share an article from the BCT Newsletter archive about “connecting to nature”. Given the ongoing climate change, we trust you will appreciate reading Melinda Taylor Schouten‘s insightful piece. Connecting to Nature Text by Melinda Taylor Schoutens. We edited this piece to meet the blog’s requirements.   “Unless we are willing to encourage… Read More »Making Connections
July 26, 2022
Parenting’s Ten Commandments
Parenting’s Ten Commandments – Confession of  a Grandmother “Making connections” is one of our focuses in July, and we are pleased to feature “Parenting’s Ten Commandments” from our newsletter archive. The piece is by Jeanne Darling, a much-appreciated supporter of the BCT. We edited this piece to meet the blog’s requirements.      Parenting’s Ten… Read More »Parenting’s Ten Commandments
July 20, 2022

Upcoming events

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Being a BCT Member has great advantages. Discounts from our Partners, free events, online workshops, new friends, new adventures and many more.

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 If you have a business and are interested in partnering with BCT please send an email to: advertising.bct@gmail.com